the spurs almanac

november 23rd

          Results (with Tottenham's score shown first)
         (match reports accessible by clicking on opponent's name, where available)

1889 Hampstead H Friendly 1 - 0
1895 Ilford A FA Cup QR3 5 - 1
1898 Clapton H FA Cup QR2r 2 - 1 
1901 Swindon Town A Southern League 3 - 1
1903 Millwall H London League 2 - 3
1907 Bristol Rovers A Southern League 0 - 0
1912 Newcastle United H First Division 1 - 0
1918 Clapton Orient A London Combination 3 - 0
1929 Bristol City H Second Division 2 - 1
1935 Southampton A Second Division 0 - 2
1940 Luton Town H Football League South 2 - 1
1946 Plymouth Argyle H Second Division 2 - 1
1957 Luton Town H First Division 3 - 1
1963 Ipswich Town A First Division 3 - 2
1966 Polish Select XI H Friendly 2 - 1
1968 Southampton A First Division 1 - 2
1974 Birmingham City H First Division 0 - 0
1976 Arsenal H Pat Jennings Testimonial 3 - 2
1983 Bayern Munich (Germany) A UEFA Cup R3 1L 0 - 1
1985 Queens Park Rangers H First Division 1 - 1
1988 Coventry City H First Division 1 - 1
1991 Sheffield United H First Division 0 - 1
1994 Chelsea H Premier League 0 - 0
2003 Aston Villa H Premier League 2 - 1
2008 Blackburn Rovers H Premier League 1 - 0
2014 Hull City H Premier League 2 - 1

 

          Notable Dates

1886 Tom Mason, inside forward 1911-1912, born.
1895 Harry Pryor scores his last Tottenham goal.

J Gilmore's last game for the club.

1896 Willie Almond scores for Tottenham for the first time.
1903 Vaughan, outside right, makes his only appearance for Spurs.
1904 Bert Badger, centre forward, makes his first appearance scoring once.
1912 Spurs' first home win over Newcastle United.
1941 Alan Mullery, midfield 1963-1972, born.
1961 Ernest Bowering, half back 1911-1912, died.
1963 Tony Marchi scores his last goal for Spurs.
1976 Pat Jennings was awarded a testimonial by Spurs for his service to the club.
1983 Spurs go down to a late goal in freezing conditions in the Olympic Stadium in Munich, where the game had been in doubt all day and the pitch was like an ice rink.
2003 Rohan Ricketts' first Premier League goal (and his last for the club) set Spurs on the road to recovery after being 0-1 down to Aston Villa.  Another two minutes later from Robbie Keane sealed the win.
2014 Christian Eriksen’s 50th Spurs game.

Information gathered from "Spurs - A Day-To-Day Life" by Graham Betts, Spurs Handbooks and 
"Spurs - A Complete Record" and "The Spurs Alphabet" both by Bob Goodwin.

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